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E-waste

Page | May 23, 2005 at 18:27

The amount of electronic products discarded globally has skyrocketed recently, with 20-50 million tonnes generated every year. If such a huge figure is hard to imagine, think of it like this - if the estimated amount of e-waste generated every...

E-waste hall of shame

Page | October 31, 2006 at 22:51

Consumer electronics has a dirty side unmentioned in slick advertising. What happens to old electronics products containing hazardous chemicals? Growing amounts end up dumped for unsafe, dirty recycling by hand in China and India.

What you can do

Page | January 10, 2007 at 22:45

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Tasty news from Apple!

Feature story | May 2, 2007 at 21:57

We are cheering! Steve Jobs has decided to bring us closer to the greener apple that Mac users all over the world have been asking for.

Scraplife - e-waste in Pakistan

Photo essay | February 19, 2009 at 2:39

Thousands of tons of e-waste – such as discarded PCs, mobile phones and TVs - are dumped in Africa and Asia every year. Our research shows that some of this waste is exported to Pakistan.. In the Karachi district of Lyari, hundreds of...

Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Feature story | February 22, 2009 at 21:19

Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and...

Where does e-waste end up?

Page | February 24, 2009 at 21:10

Many old electronic goods gather dust in storage waiting to be reused, recycled or thrown away. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that as much as three quarters of the computers sold in the US are stockpiled in garages and...

Success! Phillips make a recycling policy u-turn

Blog entry by bunny | February 27, 2009

An old Philips TV at a scrap yard in Ghana A Greenpeace Europe update: Last week we broke the shocking story about what actually happens to electronic waste in Europe; instead of being safely recycled in the UK or Europe where it...

Following the E waste Trail

Video | May 5, 2009 at 9:13

Greenpeace has been investigating the immoral and illegal e-waste dumping in developing countries since 2002. After China, India, Pakistan and Ghana, this is the story of how one very broken TV managed to avoid being tested and recycled according...

Greener Electronics

Hub | January 19, 2010 at 0:38

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